After an injury ended his career, the ‘Dennis Rodman of the NFL’ has swapped the pitch for the studio. ‘I want to be as free as possible,’ he says
A few years into his NFL career, Antone Exum Jr showed up for training with his nails and toes painted. “People were like: ‘Bro, what the fuck?’” he laughs now from his home in Richmond, Virginia, his cropped turquoise hair accentuated by matching eye makeup. “They were so shocked.” It soon became a regular occurrence, with Exum dubbed “the Dennis Rodman of football” in honour of his outre style.